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IT Engine New Zealand Growth – Christchurch And Dunedin

IT Engine continues to grow with the business extending its nationwide coverage to include Christchurch and Dunedin.

In February this year the business opened in Christchurch and post Covid-19 Alert Level 3, it has opened in Dunedin.

The new offices enhance the coverage and service that IT Engine can provide with the business now operating offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin. The business is further supported by wider parent company, TPT Group, who has a further 17 offices across the country.

IT Engine provides IT Services to government, corporates, small and medium sized businesses in New Zealand. These including all business IT requirements including Modern Workplace, Cloud computing, Hardware and cybersecurity.

IT Engine supported a key government agency with a helpdesk of 20 staff enabling their staff to transition to work from home. The business has the ability to support other customers when their internal IT Department requires additional support for a project or change.

The company has continued to support its customers as an essential services provider during the Alert Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown and is anticipating further growth in 2020.

TPT Group CEO Mike Marr said “This is an opportunity for us to continue to deliver the great IT service our customers in Auckland and Wellington have come to expect”


IT Engine supports NZ Government Agency during Covid-19

IT Engine was proud to support a major New Zealand government agency during the Covid-19 Alert Level 3 & 4.

During Alert Level 4, IT Engine established a Level 1 and 2 Help Desk, dedicated to the organisation concerned.  The Helpdesk was mobilised within four days, enabling 700 staff to be relocated to work from home.  IT Engine provided resoucing for up to 20 operators.


IT Engine opens Office in Christchurch

IT Engine is pleased to annouce it has opened an office in Christchurch as it moves to grow its geographical footprint in New Zealand.  The business now has offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.  In addition to its own offices, IT Engine is also supported by a further 15 offices of Advanced Security, its sister company.

IT Engine is expects to announce further new offices in the next few months.


TPT Group Acquires IT Engine

TPT Group acquires IT Engine

IT Engine is excited to announce that the business has been acquired by TPT Group.

The IT Engine business dates back to 1997 when it was originally called Quay Corporate, rebranding to IT Engine in 2012.  IT Engine specialises in cloud, backups and recovery, hardware, mobility, and is an award-winning business.

The business has been recognised through multiple awards including 2017 Winner of the Microsoft Midmarket Cloud Solutions, 2016 Finalist – Microsoft Midmarket Cloud and in 2014 Winner of the Microsoft Server Platform and Small Business awards.

Mike Marr, parent company TPT Group CEO, commented that “TPT Group continues to invest in the future innovation space and IT Engine complements our existing IT business and our electronic security business Advanced Security.  This acquisition will further increase our market capability and will allow us to further develop our range of new innovative products”.

The IT Engine name will become the nationwide brand for our information technology services business and staff will remain with the business as it is integrated into the group.

Delia Gill of IT Engine added “The IT Engine team is very excited to be joining the TPT family.  Not only are we looking forward to adding value to this growing innovative group of people, we are excited about the opportunity that this gives us to extend the IT Engine brand”.

TPT Group, Independent Chairman Graeme Hansen commented that “This is another significant step in extending TPT Group’s service offering to our customers in a rapidly changing world. It evidences our commitment to meet, and even anticipate, customer requirements.”

Parent company TPT Group acquired electronic security business Nelbay Solutions in July, Auckland based IT company Sentinel Technologies in late 2017, following a string of other acquisitions around New Zealand including Concord Security in 2016, Struthers Electronics & Security in 2014 and Systems.Com in 2010.

With this acquisition the group will have 18 offices across New Zealand.

The Advanced Security business also carries out significant IT services and is New Zealand’s largest dedicated corporate and industrial electronic security provider, with many high-profile corporate and government clients.


About TPT Group

TPT Group was formed in 1999 and since inception has acquired ten businesses, has had eight successful start-up businesses, with two more currently underway.  The group is proudly New Zealand owned and passionate about building a great business.

TPT Group has a focus of future innovation and believes that’s such businesses, solutions and products result in new careers and job security that can only be great for New Zealand.

The group has successfully integrated multiple businesses, providing the right experience, structure and resources, to facilitate growth.

TPT Group today owns businesses in the electronic security, SaaS, technology, finance & leasing, information technology, asset inspection, and commercial industrial property sectors.

Businesses include Advanced Security Group, Technology Leasing (NZ) Limited, Promessa Property Group Limited, ASGSPL Limited, ASG Technologies Limited, VigilAir Limited, Asset Insight Limited, IT Engine and TPT Group Investments Limited.